We invite you to explore what Conference Services at “The Hall” can offer you. As you explore our services and facilities for summer conferences, the following information may be useful to you as you make arrangements for your conference group or for an individual accommodation in our summer intern housing.
Seton Hall's park-like campus is spread out on 58-acres and houses over 35 buildings, including six residence halls. The campus is self-enclosed and has lots of conveniences including a cafeteria, laundry facilities, a theater, a state of the art library, academic facilities, and extensive wiring for network and internet connection.
Seton Hall is located in the Village of South Orange, New Jersey only 14 miles west of New York City and 10 miles from Newark International Airport. South Orange is a suburban neighborhood with tree-lined streets and large gracious homes. The town center is just a 10-minute walk from campus and has a variety of quaint shops and restaurants as well as conveniences such as the NJ Transit train station that will take you into NYC in just about 25 minutes.
Conference groups can be accommodated between mid-May and mid-August.
All summer conference guests will be housed in our traditional residence halls. Guests will be living in a suite style bedroom arrangement that is connected to a bathroom. Each room has its own individual climate controlled air conditioning unit. Many of the halls also offer small lounges with the living community for guest to enjoy. The availability of space varies from year to year based on renovation projects.
$40.00 per person/per night (double occupancy)
$58.00 per person/per night (single occupancy)
$16.00 linens- per person/per week (OPTIONAL)
While planning your summer stay at Seton Hall University, you may need to contact the following departments for additional services.
Community Development- University Center
Parking Services- Duffy Hall
Gourmet Dining Services- University Center
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During the summer months space is utilized at Ora Manor to house non-SHU students completing internships in the local area. Ora Manor is located at 324 Valley Street in South Orange and offers completely furnished apartments for interns. All interns must be enrolled in a recognized college and university.
- How long is the summer conference season at Seton Hall?
Seton Hall hosts conference guests from Mid-May to Mid-August each summer.
- How far is Seton Hall from the airport, NYC, and the nearest train station?
Seton Hall is conveniently located from many local attractions. SHU is approximately 7 ½ miles/15 minute drive from Newark Airport, a 10 minute walk to the nearest train station, and only a 30 minute train ride from Manhattan.
- Does Seton Hall have wireless internet access on campus?
Yes…but you will have to obtain the appropriate access use from PCSS. There are a number of public computers located on campus that you can use during your visit.
- Are conference guests allowed to have visitors?
Guests can have visitors if their group leader/director has made arrangements with the Housing Office. You may not have overnight guests at any time! If guests are permitted by your group, the guest must present a valid State issued ID, Military ID, or School ID.
- Is there a curfew for conference guests?
There is not a specific campus curfew for summer guests. Individual group leaders may establish their own specific guidelines. We do ask all groups to be courteous of the other groups sharing the same facility, especially evening/overnight.
- Is there a cleaning service that cleans the rooms daily?
No. Once you’ve checked into your room it is your responsibility to maintain, clean, and take out the trash until you check-out.
- Is the campus safe?
Yes! The entire campus is a gated community and all guests must have a valid ID to enter and access the campus. All residential facilities have a front desk that is operational 24 hours a day by student staff and security. All guests must have an ID to enter the building.
- What types of things should I pack for my stay?
Twin XL size sheets (or sleeping bag), blanket, pillow, towels, toiletries, slippers/flip-flops, and alarm clock.
- Will I get a key to my room?
Each guest is issued a room key and ID card upon checking in and is expected to turn in both when checking out. If you’ve lost either the key or ID card you will be charged a replacement fee. Our staff is also available should you get locked out of your room during your stay. Please note that you’ll be charged a lockout fee.
Under no circumstances will a group leader or staff member be issued a master key for the building or their group’s specific rooms.
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Seton Hall University
Housing & Residence Life
68 Duffy Hall
400 South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079
For questions about holding your conference at SHU, or to place an initial inquiry for your group, please call (973) 761-9172.